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Blue & Gold Banquet, Sunday, February 8

posted Feb 2, 2009, 6:08 PM by Webmaster Queen Anne Cub Scouts
The Blue and Gold Banquet is coming up this Sunday, February 8, at 6:00 p.m. at Bethany Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall (1818 Queen Anne Ave N.).

The Blue and Gold Banquet is a celebration of the foundation of the Cub Scout program.  This year's banquet will feature a pasta dinner, entertainment by each of our local Boy Scout troops, a presentation about Chief Seattle Council's Friends of Scouting program, and the infamous Blue and Gold Dessert Competition.

Tomorrow at your respective den meeting is the last day to purchase tickets ($2 per person).

About the Blue and Gold Dessert Competition:  Each scout brings a dessert that he made with a Blue and Gold theme.  Examples of desserts from past years include desserts that are blue- and gold-colored or desserts that depict cub scout symbols, cub scout ideals or cub scout activities.  The entire pack judges the desserts before consuming them.  Please bring a dessert that is large enough to feed the number of people in your party.

Friends of Scouting:  Friends of Scouting is a gift-giving campaign to support the scouting program that the Chief Seattle Council offers, including programs in five counties for more than 47,500 youth; camping experiences for over 10,000 youth;  basic and advanced training for youth and adults; two Scout shops complete with all necessary Scouting supplies; camperships for youth who need financial assistance for camp; maintenance & operation of more than 1,400 acres of camp property.  Please bring a checkbook to the banquet if you wish to join our Pack in supporting this annual campaign.  Click here http://www.seattlebsa.org/sbsa_giving/GivingOpp/FamilyFriends.htm  to learn more about the campaign.

The Wolf Den is hosting this year's annual celebration and has requested the following of our scouts on the day of the banquet:
*       Please arrive as close to 6:00 p.m. as possible.
*       All scouts should be in uniform.
*       When you arrive, we ask that you stay in the hall outside of the Fellowship Hall until you are called to come in.  There will be a church service letting out at the time, so please help us to keep the commotion to a minimum.
*       During the arrival period, there will be a station to drop off your dessert.
*       Once dinner is ready, the doors to Fellowship Hall will be opened and everyone will be invited to find a seat.  Please help us to make this entry go smoothly and quietly.
*       Please refrain from passing food and drinks until after the opening ceremony.  There will be food on the tables when you enter, but it is important that it not be a distraction until the formal food service begins after the Opening Ceremony.
*       Please remind others of these requests.

Yours in Scouting,
QA Pack Committee & the Wolf Den
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